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December 30th

Man arrested in assault, arson

December 30, 2014

Starkville Police Department arrested a suspect Monday on suspicion of charges related to aggravated assault and attempted first-degree arson.
Officers went to 200 Hartness Street in Starkville at 11:09 p.m Sunday after 911 dispatchers received complaints of shots fired in the area.

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Police, fire report quiet holiday roads

December 30, 2014

Starkville and Oktibbeha County law enforcement and fire officials report a relatively quiet Christmas week this year, with few felonies, no significant fires and overall calls comparable to the same time frame in years past.

Local churches set to host Watch Night services

December 30, 2014

Many churches throughout Starkville will bring in the new year during annual Watch Night services.
These services, which typically begin about 10 p.m. serve to put away the past and prepare for the future, said Rev. Tyrone Stallings of New Zion U.M. Church.

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December 29th

Officials: Ring in new year safely

December 29, 2014

Brandon Hemphill says the biggest mistake people make when it comes to fireworks is underestimating them.
He’s the manager at Orbit Fireworks on Highway 182 just east of Starkville, and while July 4 is still some months away, many also shoot fireworks for New Year’s Eve. And when customers come in, he said, sometimes he hears stories that make him fear for their safety.

Franks leads community volunteering efforts

December 29, 2014

Angela Lindsey saw Meggan Franks’ dedication at work as soon as Starkville Habitat for Humanity and Mississippi State University broke ground on Lindsey’s Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity house. 

December 26th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers

December 26, 2014

When the holiday celebration is over you don't have to let the good taste go to waste! There are a few creative ways to recreate new tasty dishes with remaining food. Here are some tips and tricks to makeover holiday leftovers.

December 24th

Last-minute shoppers bolster bottom lines

December 24, 2014

Christmas is one day away, but that hasn’t slowed Starkville’s Christmas shopping season, which was still in full swing Wednesday.

Decorations bring holidays to life

December 24, 2014

About 3.5 years ago, Charles Evans lost his wife Louise.
It was that loss, he said, that led him to begin decorating not only his house but his entire property on Hancock Street for Christmas, filling a wooded area adjacent to his house with lights, inflatables and other decorations. He said Louise always loved decorating for Christmas, and these decorations were a way to honor her memory.

Neal seeks election as Justice Court judge

December 24, 2014

Kennedy Neal of Starkville has announced his candidacy for Oktibbeha County Justice Court judge for District 2.

December 23rd

VIDEO: What to watch for - Orange Bowl preview

December 23, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman previews the Orange Bowl matchup between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

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